Atilla Iskif

Atilla gained recognition on the BBC 6 O’clock News in London while representing the UK at the  Bar World Championships in Cuba.
In 2009, he played a pivotal role in bringing mixology and performance bartending to the mainstream, captivating audiences, judges, and viewers at home with a remarkable performance on Britain’s Got Talent.
Furthermore, Atilla Iskifoglu has showcased his flair and crafted cocktails for numerous celebrities, counting Madonna, John Travolta, Jennifer Lopez, Al Pacino, Ice-T, Salt Bae, and many others among his illustrious clientele.
Known as The Bar Hypnosis, Atilla’s passion for competition is deeply rooted in his love for gracing the stage and showcasing his art—a passion cultivated since he first stepped behind a bar at the age of 18. Renowned for entertaining patrons at legendary Las Vegas hotels such as Bellagio, The Venetian Resort, Vdara Hotel & Spa, ARIA Resort & Casino, and Wynn Las Vegas, Atilla’s appeal extends beyond his exceptional skill to the knowledge and passion he brings to the drinks industry.
This profound knowledge and passion have inspired Atilla to pioneer a new style of bartending known as ‘mixology and flair,’ dismantling the barriers between mixology and flair bartending. Since his groundbreaking performance as the first bartender at the European Challenge in 2001 to flair with four objects, Atilla continues to push boundaries.
In addition to refining his own skills, Atilla shares his wealth of experience by training bartenders for positions in luxury 5-star hotels.